Havildar Ishar Singh Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Wife, Death, Awards, Biography & More

Havildar Ishar Singh

Havildar Ishar Singh was the leader of 36th Sikhs of the Sikh Regiment who is known for his bravery during the “Battle of Saragarhi” in 1897. Check out Havildar Ishar Singh Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Wife, Death, Biography & More.

Havildar Ishar Singh Wiki/Bio:

Real Name: Ishar Singh
Date of Birth: Don’t have information
Birth Place: Jagraon Tehsil, Ludhiana, Punjab
Hometown: Jagraon Tehsil, Ludhiana, Punjab
Profession: Army Soldier
Rank: Havildar
Nationality: Indian
Religion: Sikhism
Family: Don’t have information
Wife: Gurinderpal Josan
Death Date: 12 September 1897
Death Place: Tirah

Havildar Ishar Singh Career:

Havildar Ishar Singh was born into a poor agricultural family. Since his childhood, he always had a dream to join the arm forces. After the establishment of the 36th Sikhs Regiment in 1887, he was enlisted in it.

In 1897, a group of 21 Soldiers which was supervised by Havildar Ishar Singh was posted at Saragarhi. Later, a group of 10,000 to 12,000 Afghans were attacking on Saragarhi post because it is connected to Fort Lockhart and Gulistan. At that situation, Havildar Ishar Singh and his group members decided to fight instead of surrender.

During this “Battle of Saragarhi”, around 200 Afghans were killed by 21 Sikh Soldiers.

The British Government rose to pay them respect and each of them was awarded by Indian Order of Merit.

As every year on 12 September is celebrated as “Saragarhi Day” as a tribute to 21 Sikh Soldiers.

Havildar Ishar Singh Age, Height:

Age: Don’t have information
Height: 6 Ft

Havildar Ishar Singh Death:

Havildar Ishar Singh martyred after fighting the “Battle of Saragarhi” at Tirah on 12 September 1897.

Havildar Ishar Singh Awards:

Indian Order of Merit 

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